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Jack Barksdale

American Songwriter wrote, “Jack Barksdale has insights and awareness far beyond people twice his age, and he can put them into songs that touch listeners." said, “Jack Barksdale is special.” Premier Guitar said "Barksdale's talent is rare. He shines with earnest, unjaded passion on a foundation of will and an ability to connect.” Jack Barksdale is a folk/blues/American singer/songwriter from Texas. Inspired by folk, rock, and blues legends, Jack started performing original music at nine and has already shared the stage with Wynonna Judd, Ray Wylie Hubbard, Junior Brown, John Fullbright, and Hayes Carll.

Recently Jack launched a podcast focused on songwriters and songwriting called Jack Barksdale's Roots Revival Podcast. His latest single, “Gone,” has garnered industry attention and well over 950,000 streams on Spotify. In March 2022, Jack released his first full-length album, "Death of a Hummingbird." In June 2019, Jack released a live album recorded at the famed Niles City Sound in Fort Worth, TX. And in September 2018, Jack released his debut EP, Revival.

Jack tours nationally and wows audiences with lyrics-wise beyond his years.

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Events featuring Jack Barksdale

Mar 15, 2023
8:00pm — 8:40pm
Presented by
Traffic Music / Mars-Label Group
Fort Worth, TX